Janet Clark

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

Janet Clark is provost and vice president for academic and student affairs at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC), where she oversees both the academic and student experiences. Serving in this role for the past 11 years, Clark has been instrumental in shifting SMWC to a fully co-educational institution and launching a new nursing program as well as the institution’s first PhD program. With a BS from Millikin University and a PhD in chemistry from Purdue University, she has worked as a research chemist in the petroleum industry and taught chemistry and physics at SMWC prior to moving into an administrative role.